Orkest van de Achttiende Eeuw
Orchestra
of the Eighteenth Century
Orchestre du Dixhuitième Siecle
Orquesta
del Siglo XVIII
Orchestra
del Settecento
十八世纪管弦乐团
Orkiestra
XVIII Wieku
Orchester
des 18. Jahrhunderts
Оркестр восемнадцатого века
18世紀のオーケストラ
Orchestra
of the Eighteenth Century

Since 1981 the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century has specialized in the performance of 18th and early 19th century music on period instruments. Touring in the Netherlands and abroad six to eight times per year, the orchestra brings the old masterpieces to life.

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Next project

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Requiem KV626
A tour in The Netherlands & Belgium
With Cappella Amsterdam, conducted by Daniel Reuss

October 20 – 27

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The Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, an international group of musicians specializing in the performance of 18th and early 19th century music, was founded in 1981 by Frans Brüggen, Lucy van Dael and a group of friends. The Orchestra is generously supported by the Fonds Podiumkunsten of the Netherlands and by an international Circle of Friends.